Kwanzaa is a celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas and lasts a week. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving.
Kinara (candle holder), Mishumaa Saba (seven candles) and fresh fruits that represent African idealism.
The center is a black candle representing the first principle is Unity (Umoja). To the left of the black candle are three red candles representing the 2nd principles of self-determination (Kujichagulia), 4th principle is Cooperative Work and Economics is(Ujamaa) and the 6th is principle is Creativity ( Kuumba).
5th Principle is Purpose (NIA)
7th Principle is Faith (IMANI)